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2013 Stories by Mark Keresman

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  • Sugar Candy Mountain: Show Preview

    published December 25, 2013

    Some people have too much music in them for one particular avenue. One such local is alt-pop doyenne Ash Reiter: Her solo trip finds Reiter... More >>

  • Merry Flippin' Christmas Variety Show: Show Preview

    published December 18, 2013

    Not everyone can get away for the Holidaze, so if you're in town for Christmas week there's an audio-buffet awaiting, served up by some primo... More >>

  • Vienna Teng: Show Preview

    published November 13, 2013

    In 2010, after Bay Area-bred songster Vienna Teng had established herself with four albums of somber, sumptuously layered, piano-driven... More >>

  • Destroyer: Show Preview

    published October 30, 2013

    Some "bands" are manifestations of essentially one person. In 1995 Vancouver's Dan Bejar more or less became Destroyer: singing, writing, and... More >>

  • Jacco Gardner: Show Preview

    published October 2, 2013

    How does someone born in 1989 have such a grasp of 1960s baroque pop? Did they have parents or older siblings with extensive record... More >>

  • Scout Niblett: Show Preview

    published August 28, 2013

    There are certain albums whose content and ambience can be almost too palpable. Neil Young's Tonight's the Night is one. Scout... More >>

  • Red Meat: Show Preview

    published July 24, 2013

    In 1993, when life in S.F. was still cheap, Red Meat was born from the remains of local outfits the Movie Stars and Genuine Diamelles.... More >>

  • The Love Dimension: Show Preview

    published July 3, 2013

    There's a tradition of performers utilizing male and female voices in a distinctive manner: Johnny Cash and June Carter, Jefferson Airplane, X,... More >>

  • Rue '66: Show Preview

    published June 19, 2013

    The 1960s still continue to yield tasty fruit, and locals Rue '66 bring some fresh spoils to market. Rue '66, consisting of former... More >>

  • Justin Townes Earle: Show Preview

    published May 8, 2013

    When you're a son or daughter of someone famous, you're often expected to live up to a parent's achievements. For Justin Townes Earle,... More >>

  • Wax Idols: Show Preview

    published March 27, 2013

    Wax Idols began as a vehicle for Bay Area garage-punk songstress Heather Fedewa, aka Hether Fortune (Bare Wires, Hunx & His Punx), but... More >>

  • Seapony: Show Preview

    published February 6, 2013

    At one time, the terms "pop," "sweet," and "dissonance" were totally incompatible — how could you enjoy all of 'em at the same time in... More >>

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